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Business Updates — May 2019

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES Community Thrift has opened at 303 Wellsian Way in Richland. The store resells gently used clothing, furniture and décor. Fund generated from sales will benefit…

Networking

Networking — May 2019

GRADUATIONS Washington State University Tri-Cities conferred 352 degrees at its commencement ceremony on May 4 at the Toyota Center in Kennewick. Among those degrees, 308 bachelor’s degrees were presented, 32 master’s degrees and 12 doctoral degrees. Washington state Sen. Sharon Brown presented the keynote address. Carmen Lynn Marquart of Toyota of Tri-Cities graduated in April…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — May 2019

West Richland voters say yes to $12.5M police station West Richland voters approved a $12.5 million bond to build a larger police station during the April 23 special election. The bond will add 42 cents per $1,000 of assessed value to property taxes. That means owners of a $200,000 home will pay $84 a year.…

Networking

Networking — April 2019

Appointments • Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Pasco School District’s Susana Reyes to the State Board of Education. Reyes is Pasco’s assistant superintendent of operations and human resources. She has dedicated her more than 20-year career to serving students and families across all areas of the education system. Reyes joined Pasco School District in September 2017,…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — April 2019

Tri-Cities Airport celebrates new nonstop service to LAX Tri-Cities Airport, city and county officials, and other stakeholders celebrated new nonstop flights to Los Angeles on April 1. The event included a water cannon salute, speeches and refreshments at the Pasco airport. The airport announced the United Airlines nonstop flights last fall. United expanded its route…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — March 2019

Kennewick job fair planned for March 21 WorkSource Columbia Basin, Goodwill Employment Connections Center and Opportunities Industrialization Center Pasco will have a job fair March 21. Multiple employers from various industries will participate. Job preparation classes will be offered at Goodwill and WorkSource to better prepare job seekers. The event is from 10 a.m. to…

Networking

Networking — March 2019

PROMOTIONS Kennewick’s Focal Point Marketing & Multimedia has promoted Alma Carrillo from account executive to media buyer. She is a Columbia Basin College graduate. Jodi Henderson of Benton PUD has been promoted to manager of communications and governmental relations. Henderson joined Benton PUD in 2010 and has been a part of the communication and government…

Business Updates

Business Updates — March 2019

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES LaCoste Law has opened at 1310 N. Fifth Ave., Suite A in Pasco. The business offers legal services relating to divorce, child support and custody,…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — February 2019

Lawsuit against Hanford contractor alleges fraud The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit against Mission Support Alliance, Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Services Inc. and Frank Armijo, alleging they defrauded the federal government. The Justice Department alleges false claims and kickbacks in connection with a multi-billion dollar contract with the Department of…

Business Updates

Business Updates — February 2019

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES Koko’s Bartini has opened at 4309 W. 27th Place in Kennewick. The bar services 60 flavors of martinis and a rotating menu of food items.…

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